Windchime is a 1981 Tartan 37C we purchased in May 2000. We've made extensive upgrades to nearly every facet of the boat to prepare her for cruising. The picture below shows her sailing in Block Island Sound in August 2003.
Draft: 4-2 Board up
HP diesel -1100hr+
90 gallons/two tanks
Lead - 7,500 lbs
Sleeps seven, Head with shower.
CABIN: Large V-berth forward
with 6 cushions (2004). Storage and
custom built 35 gallon
waste holding tank under v-berth (2004).
Odor-safe waste tubing. Hanging lockers port
and starboard. Three-drawer bureau starboard. Overhead hatch with custom
screens. Two opening ports with screens.
HEAD: Groco Model K Toilet (2003), sink and shower with drain in sole. One opening port with screen. H & C pressure water with fresh water manual backup. Medicine cabinet and storage out board in two lockers.
Hanging locker to starboard, pull out
settee to starboard with 60-gallon water tank under, storage behind and pilot
berth above. L shaped settee
to port with 30-gallon water tank under, storage under and behind.
Drop leaf table, hatch above with custom screen., two dorade vents and
seven opening ports with screens. CD stereo with two speakers.
Custom flip-up teak trimmed Formica galley side table.
New cushions (2004).
Aft to starboard. Three burner Princess propane stove with oven and
solenoid gas switch. 7 cubic foot icebox with Sea Frost engine-driven and 12V refrigeration (2003). Pot pan and dish
storage aft, above counter. H
& C pressure water with fresh water manual backup, salt-water manual pump.
Two stainless steel sinks.
NAVIGATION STATION: Aft to port faces forward. Full size table with chart storage and three drawers. Double quarter berth aft of navigation station with 50-gallon fuel tank under. Access to engine compartment under companionway.
Masthead tricolor anchor light (2004)
and outboard Genoa tracks (2007) and Cabin top Staysail tracks
with 3 teak boards
lockers starboard and aft
Pedestal steering with compass (Refurbished 2003)
Edson Destroyer wheel with padded leather cover (2001)
Edson pedestal mounted folding cockpit table
(2002) and biminy (2001)
Cockpit screening/enclosure (2004)
custom cockpit cushions
steel stern mount boarding ladder
44# Bruce anchor with 200 ft. 5/16 G-4
chain and 100 ft. 5/8" rope, primary (2004)
CQR anchor, 40 ft. 5/16 G-4 chain and 200 ft. 5/8"
Aluminum spade anchor, stern (2004)
Fortress FX-37 anchor, storm (2004)
& NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT:
Icom M502 VHF Radio (2004), new VHF antenna
fluxgate compass (2003)
18 radar dome on Questus gimbaled mast mount (2003)
RL70CRC chartplotter/radar display (2003)
ST6001+ autohelm with course computer (2005) and ST600R remote (2004)
5 Pedestal Mount Compass (rebuilt 2003)
batteries: Two 8D gel batteries440 AHr total (2008)
batteries: Two Group 27 gel starting batteries (2008)
110-amp alternator with mult- step regulator (2003)
electrical system with Dockside Cable and Dockside switch panel
battery parallel switches (2003)
Link 2000 battery monitor (2003)
1500W inverter/charger (2003)
913 wind generator (2003), new
Kyocera 80W solar panel (2004)
roller furling for headsail (2004)
boom vang (2004)
hydraulic backstay adjuster (2004)
Wire standing rigging (2004)
Shaefer In-boom furling for mainsail (2004)
Trysail track (2004)
pole car track (2004)
13-24 50/50 aluminum carbon whisker pole, mast mounted (2004)
pole and reaching strut.
Lewmar #30, 2 speed self-tailing, coach
1-Andersen #46 stainless steel, 2 speed self-tailing, coach mounted (2007)
Lewmar #48 stainless steel, 2 speed self-tailing.
Primary winches (2004)
Lewmar #44 chrome, 2 speed, self-tailing Lewmars.
Secondary winches (2004)
mast mounted Lewmar halyard winches.
1 7 oz. Full-batten spectra mainsail for in-boom
furler by Halsey Lidgard (2004)
1 135% Furling Genoa by Halsy Lidgard
9 oz. Storm trysail by Hood (mounted on separate track)
7.2 oz. Staysail with reef
1 -- 9 oz. Storm jib by Hood
1.5 oz. Nylon MPS cruising spinnaker (19??) with ATN sleeve (2004)
Ύ oz. Triradial spinnaker by Farrar (1988)
Galerider drogue (2004)
MOM-8 man-overboard retrieval system (2004)
2 Plastimo man-overboard ladders (2004)
SOLAS grade offshore flare kit (2004)
Engine-heated Water Heater
refinished with Armada (2009)
sole refinished (2004)
Winter Cover (2001)
Martec 2-bladed folding prop
Avon Rover 3.1 inflatable dinghy (2000) with Johnson Deluxe 4hp 2-stroke outboard (1993)